Adopt-a-Pet: Rachel and Lily


Rachel – intake number 380297. Photo provided by AFV.

Rachel is a four-year-old pit bull mix. Her caretakers say she is a loving and gentle girl. She enjoys playing with tennis balls and chasing them around. Rachel is good with other dogs and kids. She needs to e fixed before going to her “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 380297. Reference picture: Rachel.

Lily is a two-year-old domestic long hair. Her caretakers say she is a bit independent but enjoys an occasional head rub. She likes to sunbath by a window and watch the birds. She is litter box trained and knows how to a scratch post. Lily is good with other cats and older children. She is spayed and ready to go to his “fur”ever home. Her intake number is 354121. Reference picture: Lily.

Lily – intake number 354121. Photo provided by AFV.

All dog and cat adoption fees include a microchip, basic shelter vaccines (excluding rabies) and a free veterinarian check-up. All cats/kittens, pit bulls and Chihuahua adoptions are just $5 (spay/neuter fees, if applicable, are additional).

To adopt either of these pets, contact Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) at 951-674-0618. The shelter is located at 33751 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shelter offers animals for adoption as well as providing animal control and spay/neuter services.

AFV has a spay and neuter clinic and also offers vaccinations and microchip implants at the old shelter location, 29001 Bastron Ave. in Lake Elsinore. It’s open Mondays and Thursdays only. For an appointment, call 951-674-7729 (SPAY) or 951-374-3491.

Residents can help save animals that would otherwise be put down by providing temporary housing through AFV’s foster program.

Visit to view available animals, for more information or to make a gift that can be designated for litter or canned wet food with a personal note in the section provided, or call 951-471-8344.